Yara Shahidi

A documentary on the life of Prince is in the works for 2017, according to Screen Daily. Titled Prince: R U Listening?, the film will focus on the late singer’s early years and rise to fame – complete with commentary from the musicians who worked with him, as well as friends a family. The doc […]

NEW YORK (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama will mark International Day of the Girl on Oct. 11 by Skyping with girls around the world about education challenges in their lives. The event is sponsored by Glamour magazine’s The Girl Project, which offers education help to more than 50 million girls worldwide. Obama will be […]

This woke 16-year-old actress stressed that she practices her “activism through art.”

We’re about to see a lot more projects featuring Yara Shahidi. Powerhouse talent agency CAA has signed the young actress for representation in all areas, according to Variety. Shahidi currently stars as Zoey Johnson on ABC’s “Black-ish,” for which she received a NAACP Award for best supporting actress in a comedy, as well as a […]

Yara wants to use her new contract to combine her love of fashion and philanthropy while diversifying the industry.

Some of our favorite young stars are the newest cover stars of KODE Magazine and we’re loving everything about it. Zendaya, Seryah (Empire), Kat Graham, Yara Shahidi (Blackish), Aja Naomi King (How To Get Away With Murder) and  Kiersey Clemons (DOPE) are undoubtedly some of Hollywood’s rising stars and KODE dedicated their 10th issue to […]

  If you watch black-ish on ABC, then you know 15-year-old Yara Shahidi plays Zoey Johnson, the coolest teenager on TV. In real life, she’s also pretty cool. For one, she’s rapper Nas’ blood relative – he’s her cousin! And although she’s making her name as an actress, she’s also a philanthropist who loves science and history. […]